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Paternity/ Children born out of Wedlock

Paternity/ Children born out of Wedlock

There can be unique challenges facing unmarried parents who need legal assistance in order to structure parenting plans, set an appropriate amount of support, and finalize a plan for the future parenting of their children with a former partner.  Attorney Barnes and Attorney Leighton have substantial experience representing unmarried parents and guiding them through the court process.  Issues such as custody, visitation, child support, medical insurance, and relocation of a parent can arise, and it is particularly important to understand what your rights and responsibilities as a parent are under Massachusetts law.